Paul Giamatti In Talks To Play 'The Rhino' & Felicity Jones In 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'
Reported by Outsiders - 10:56 PM 2013.01.28
According to THR, Paul Giamatti is in talks to play the villain known as The Rhino, and Felicity Jones is negotiating for an unspecified role. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 already has a lineup of Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker, Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy, Jamie Foxx as Electro, Shailene Woodley as Mary Jane Watsonm, Dane DeHaan as Harry Osborne, Sally Field as Aunt May and Martin Sheen as Uncle Ben.
The character of The Rhino first appeared in 'Amazing Spider-Man #41 in 1966 as a thug from a Soviet Bloc country who wore a superhuman suit that made him invulnerable while giving him superstrength and superspeed. It also had a deadly horn on top. He's recently became a sympathetic figure who found himself allying with Spider-Man.'
The character Jones would play has not been revealed. The sequel, being directed by Marc Webb, is looking for a February production start for a May 2nd, 2014 release.